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The Humorous Speaker: Being a Choice Collection of Amusing Pieces, Both in ... - Page 13
1853 - 408 pages
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...of the lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. PARTINGTON on that occasion. In the whiter of 1824 there eet in a great flood upon that town ; the tidu rose to an incredible height ;...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 81

Henry Allon - Christianity - 1885
...progress of Reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidnouth, and of the conduct of Ihe excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the...with destruction. In the midst of this sublime and ternble storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith, Volume 3

Sydney Smith - English literature - 1845
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...height — the waves rushed in upon the houses, and every thing was threatened with destruction. In the midst of this sublime and terrible storm, Dame...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1846 - 333 pages
...the lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that occasion. In the winter of 1834, there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an incredible height — the waves...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1874
...the Lords to stop the progress of Reform reminds me тегу forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...In the winter of 1824, there set in a great flood of the town. The tide rose to an incredible height, the waves rushed upon the houses, and everything...
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Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland

Henry Brewster Stanton - Great Britain - 1849 - 393 pages
...forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on the occasion. In the winter of 1824, there set in a great flood upon that town—the tide rose to an incredible hight—the waves rushed in upon the houses, and everything was...
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The Works of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Essays - 1850 - 701 pages
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...winter of 1824, there set in a great flood upon that town—the tide rose to on incredible height — the wavea rushed in upon the houses, and every thing...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1851
...the Lords to stop the progress of reform, reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...this sublime and terrible storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattcns, trundling her mop, squeezing...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...of the lords to stop the progress of reform reminds me very forcibly of the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington...threatened with destruction. In the midst of this sublime storm, Dame Partington, who lived upon the beach, was seen at the door of her house with mop and pattens,...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...the great storm of Sidmouth, and of the conduct of the excellent Mrs. Partington on that oecasion. In the winter of 1824 there set in a great flood upon that town — the tide rose to an ineredible hcight — the waves rushed in upon the houses — and everything was threatened with destruction....
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